Topics and Guests, May 16

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

The Senate narrowly passes President Bush's $350 billion package of tax cuts (search) on a 51-49 mostly party-line vote. What does this mean to you?


• More terror attacks on Americans could be ahead, the State Department announces, warning U.S. citizens in Saudi Arabia to take extra precautions.

• Secretary of State Colin Powell (search) meets with German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (search) seeking to mend frayed relations in the wake of Germany's staunch opposition to the U.S.-led war against Saddam Hussein. We'll tell you what was discussed.

• Between 15,000 and 30,000 Baath Party officials will be banned entirely from any future Iraqi government.

• Matching an effort to modernize the U.S. military at all levels, the Pentagon and its NATO partners have begun reviewing the best locations for U.S. military bases abroad and the ideal force posture for U.S. troops overseas.

• Fifty-one fugitive Democratic lawmakers declare victory in their scheme to scuttle a GOP redistricting effort and return to Texas from self-imposed exile in Oklahoma.

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
— Guests and topics are subject to change